Daylight savings is a practice that involves adjusting the clock forward with one hour during summer and reverting during winter. This practice was started in the old days with the aim of using the daylight by having longer nights. The process was started with an aim of saving fuel. Following are the reason why we need to abolish daylight saving.
As mentioned above the main purpose was to save on fuel consumption. The reason for this was because fuel was scarce in most regions hence the need to save. Another challenge in those days was means of transporting fuel to various parts. Today, unlike the old days more fuel is been discovered in various parts of the world hence means that fuel availability is no longer a challenge. Today technology has changed which has lead to improvement on machinery that is used to process the fuel at the same time makes transportation to various parts convenient.
Challenges are faced today in the transport sector and hospitals. During time shift it’s a challenge to doctors and nurses to calculate the exact time to administer the nest dose to the patient. This affects the healthcare plan and also it’s a challenge to patients who need to take medication after the exact number of hours. This may lead to health deterioration in many patients due to improper dosage administration. During time shift transport system especially airplanes are affected since they have to wait for time shift. The effect of this is a loss of revenue for the company and also to other business owners due to delays.
Daylight time shifts affect the normal routine of individual including kids. The effect is due to the fact that people experience less sleep caused by short nights. The result of sleeping few hours is that the performances of the kids are affected due to feeling sleepy during class hours. The same affects adults especially time shift since they stay awake to change time. The fatigue caused by this is that accidents may occur while driving.
Unlike the main purpose of daylight saving to save fuel more gasoline is used during daylight saving. This is due to the fact that more people will be traveling at this time especially in the evening to spend time with family and friends unlike in normal days. In the end more gasoline and fuel is used which do away with the fact that the purpose was to save fuel, therefore, the need to end daylight saving. The article has shown that there is no need to practice daylight saving